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  • Samsung releases budget J6 for P13,990

    June 19, 2018 9:05 AM 14

    MANILA, Philippines – Samsung followed up its midrange A6 series for 2018 with the less expensive Galaxy J6, a phone priced at P13,990 sporting a 5.6-inch HD display, an octa-core processor, 3GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a dual-sim configuration. Samsung's official communiqué for the low-cost midranger/budget unit highlights its entertainment features

  • Android Messages now lets you text on desktop

    June 19, 2018 4:42 AM 11

    With the update, desktop to mobile messaging is now a possibility on Android Messages This brand new feature syncs Messages across devices letting users view and send text, images, stickers, and emojis on their computers. On top of this, users can receive desktop notifications on the web. To start using the new feature, users must first scan an online

  • Instagram quietly ends screenshot notification feature on Stories

    June 15, 2018 5:50 AM 12

    The news marks the end of a few months of testing with a limited rollout that didn't quite indicate who was in the testing pool MANILA, Philippines – Instagram quietly ended a feature that would tell users if someone else took screenshots of their Instagram Stories. The news, first reported by Buzzfeed, marks the end of a few months of testing the feature

  • Netflix, Telltale doing 'Minecraft' series, 'Stranger Things' game

    June 14, 2018 6:03 AM 13

    Netflix is working on adapting 'Minecraft: Story Mode' as an interactive show on its service. A 'Stranger Things' game is in the works as well from Telltale Games. MANILA, Philippines – Telltale Games and Netflix are teaming up for two projects, with one being a Netflix adaptation of Telltale's adventure game Minecraft: Story Mode and the other being

  • WATCH: E3 2018's West Hall featuring Sony, Sega, and Nintendo

    June 13, 2018 12:40 AM 12

    It's Spider-man versus Super Mario and the gang at E3 2018! LOS ANGELES, USA – Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2018 opened Tuesday, June 12, US time, occupying two halls of the Los Angeles Convention Center, the West and South halls. At South Hall, we saw the likes of Square Enix, Namco Bandai, and Capcom, to name some, showcasing their upcoming wares

  • Yahoo Messenger shutting down July 17

    June 12, 2018 9:46 AM 16

    Users of the messaging app can download their chat history before its shutdown MANILA, Philippines – Yahoo Messenger, one of the first instant messaging apps to gain popularity, is shutting down on July 17. According to a support page post on Yahoo, there isn't a direct replacement application for it, though the tech firm is trying to entice people to sign up for a group

  • Microsoft buys 4 indie studios, forms a fifth studio too

    June 10, 2018 10:01 PM 13

    Undead Labs, Playground Games, Compulsion Games, and Ninja Theory will be joining Microsoft's roster of first-party studios MANILA, Philippines – Microsoft at its Xbox E3 2018 Briefing in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 10 (June 11, Manila time), said it acquired 4 independent studios to shore up its first-party games library, in addition to opening up a new studio

  • 'The Division 2' is heading to Washington, D.C

    June 10, 2018 9:45 PM 14

    'The Division 2' is coming out on March 15, 2019 THE DIVISION 2. The Division 2 arrives in March 2019. Screenshot from YouTube video. MANILA, Philippines – Ubisoft's The Division has a sequel, and it seems The Division 2 is trading New York for Washington, D.C. While not much was said regarding the game itself – we expect more information during Ubisoft's

  • Australia PM wants to question Zuckerberg for deals with Chinese firms

    June 8, 2018 3:12 AM 13

    Australia has 15 million Facebook users. Its lawmakers wants the Facebook CEO to explain why it shared data with Chinese device makers SYDNEY, Australia – Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull would "love" Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg to be grilled by Australian lawmakers, he said Thursday, in the wake of revelations the tech giant allowed Chinese smartphone

  • Buzzfeed France to shut down

    June 8, 2018 2:53 AM 11

    The site's editor blasts Buzzfeed's closure decision in spite of what he says were great site numbers in the past months PARIS, France – US news website Buzzfeed is to shut down its French version after four years online, staff told AFP on Thursday. All 14 staff at Buzzfeed France, which like its US equivalent publishes both viral content such as quizzes